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Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Museum of Cultures of Oaxaca Entrance Ticket
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Museum of Cultures of Oaxaca Entrance Ticket
from US$6.10*
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All reviews audio guide botanical gardens great museum beautiful building spanish conquest former convent modern times huge museum colonial times santo domingo church museum houses ethnobotanical garden pre columbian rich history on display worth a visit couple of hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I bought 2 tickets through Viator before we visited. These were to be picked up at the Hotel Quinta Real, except that we arrived Saturday evening and the Viator office (inside the Quinta Real) stated that it was closed on Sunday, when we wanted to...More

Thank franciefuhrel
Reviewed 4 days ago

I only gave it a 4 out of 5 as the "best" artifacts from Monte Alban were not there (on loan to Mexico City for a special exhibit). I was so looking forward to seeing the famous jade mask seen in the photo but alas...More

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 4 days ago

excellent collection of treasures from tombs at Monte Alban plus multiple rooms of prehispanic artifacts in beautiful old convent

Thank david w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Slightly menacing entrance as you queue to be frisked by armed guards. But there are some real treasures in here... For me the building itself is the real star. A series of fantastic spaces and picture windows at the end of long corridors. No English...More

Thank CuratorsEgg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The salas of this museum allow you to meander through a chronological history from the Olmec, Zapotec, and Mixtec cultures into the 20th Century. The treasures excavated from Mixtec Tomb 7 at Monte Alban are housed here, so I´d recommend coming here either before or...More

Thank sandralynx
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is amazing, the art, the architecture and the location are stunning. My only critic, which is very important is that it does not have explanations in English. I can not believe such a high class museum which receives so many foreign visitors does...More

Thank viajeramx1
Reviewed 1 week ago

we loved our visit to the museo de las culturas de oaxaca. if you're interested in the local cultures of mexico and oaxaca in particular, you'll really enjoy this place.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stunning museum with a very comprehensive collection. The buildings are also a delight. You will easily need half a day here as there is a lot to see.

Thank bramblesici
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A worthwhile museum to gain an overview of local history and culture, you will get more out of it if you speak Spanish. Otherwise, use your prior knowledge as you gaze at the various well displayed objects.

Thank moviegeekjn
Reviewed 1 week ago

the museum takes you to a walk from the centuries before to the culture now a days, it is worth to visit, and it is located besides Sto Domingo Church, so you can take both visits at the same time

Thank pfl0res
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19 June 2018|
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Response from jefferyp2017 | Reviewed this property |
If possible, as long you still have time, usually 24 to 48 hours (I'm sure that the cancellation time is in your fine print) before your scheduled time, you can usually cancel. Then just buy your tickets at the entrance, you... More
19 March 2018|
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Response from DiningDiva619 | Reviewed this property |
Not to worry Katherine, the relics you bought are not old. They are most likely good reproductions. The old gentlemen inside Monte Alban are authorized to sell souvenirs to tourists. So set out those pottery heads and... More
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10 January 2018|
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Response from DiningDiva619 | Reviewed this property |
Was there in December 2017 and we paid an admission. I don't remember exactly what we paid for admission. If I recall correctly, it was around $50 Pesos +/-